James Irland Brown was born on July 28, 1958 in Medicine Park, Oklahoma to James Oscar and Geniva (Booth) Brown. He passed from this life with his family at his side on April 22, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
James married Geraldine Stowe on May 23, 1981. He was a longtime, beloved employee of Antlers Public Schools. Generations of Bearcat students have counted on Mr. James' smiling face and kind words to greet them each day, almost as much as he looked forward to cutting up with them. James enjoyed fishing when he had spare time, working on his land, and riding his motorcycle with Geraldine.
He is preceded in death by his parents: James and Geniva Brown; and brother: Paul Brown.
James is survived by his loving wife: Geraldine Brown of the home; Son: Bill James Irland Brown and wife Brenda of Antlers, OK; brother: Barney Brown and wife Lynelle of Elgin, OK; sisters: Wanda Witham of Connecticut and Julie Rodgriguez and Raul of Oaten, TX; grandchildren: Mandi Engleman and Rocky Rowell; and great-grandchildren: Braden Peterson, Eli Ward, Kimbree Little, Emma Meadows, Bailey Rowell, Zach Rowell, London Rowell, Memphis Rowell, Katlena Rowell, Brooklyn Hubs, Logan Rowell, Bentley Rowell, Raly Rain, Addy Peterson, and Wesson Peterson; as well as a host of friends.
Memorial services for James will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 1PM at the Antlers High School Gymnasium with Pastor Larry Crawford officiating.
Services have been entrusted with Serenity Funeral Service of Antlers, OK.
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